Anni graduated from the National University of Singapore (NUS) with a Bachelor of Science (Honours) degree in Life Sciences, specializing in biomedical sciences. She has around five years of research experience in neuroscience, pharmacology and microbiology. Her final year project was on the characterisation of NG2 cells during brain inflammation. After graduation, she stayed on at NUS to work on neuropeptide expression levels in postherpetic neuralgia. Prior to joining Marks & Clerk, she was a product specialist with a scientific equipment distributor, specializing in equipment for research institutes, veterinary clinics, hospitals, and pharmaceutical laboratories.
Anni completed the Graduate Certificate in Intellectual Property Law (GCIP) programme jointly conducted by the IP Academy and NUS. She has also obtained a Master’s degree in Intellectual Property Management from NUS, in which she learnt about business models, marketing strategies, IP strategies, patent landscape and valuation.
Anni is currently training to qualify as a Singapore Patent Attorney.